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Canon Speedlite 580EX II, Shoe Mount Flash with Guide Number of 190 Feet / 58m at ISO 100, U.S.A. Warranty

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About Canon 580-EX II

The popular Speedlite 580EX Flash has been replaced by the new Speedlite 580EX II Flash, which features a host of improvements, including a metal hot shoe withan improved locking mechanism for added durability, an external metering sensor for non-TTL automatic flash exposure control and a PC socket for use with non-dedicated slave triggers.
Fully compatible with all EOS SLRs, the Speedlite 580EX II is gasketed for dust and moisture resistance, making it possible for users of EOS-1 class digital SLRs and many L-series EF lenses to use flash safely when shooting in dusty or wet environments.

The Canon 580-EX II is commonly used for Back-up, Fill flash, General purpose, Night photography, Photojournalism, Portraits, Professional work, Sports photography, Wedding/event photography and more.The Canon 580-EX II is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Enthusiast, Photo enthusiast, Professional, Pro photographer, Semi-professional, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Canon 580-EX II is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon 580-EX II: Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Easy to clean, Easy to use, Fast recycling, Fast recycling time, Good exposure performance, Good power output, Lightweight, Quiet, Rugged, Superior build quality and Versatile

Canon 580-EX II Features

  • Approx. 20% faster recycling time compared to 580EX
  • Superior build quality, including a metal foot for higher rigidity
  • Max. Guide No. 58 at 105mm setting (GN 190, feet)
  • Auto conversion of flash coverage with compatible digital SLR cameras.
  • White Balance info communicated instantly to compatible digital SLR cameras
  • Full swivel, 180° in either direction
  • AF-assist beam, compatible with all AiAF points on every EOS SLR
  • Dust and water resistance to match the EOS-1D Mark III

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